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as part of your campaign, it is not legal. >> i used to be a lawyer. actually michelle obama asked for her image to be removed from a peta ad in 2010 even though she agreed with the principles on it. if we're going to defend michelle obama's right to be pulled from an ad, you have to defend laura bush's right. it gets pressed for this campaign. that's more important. >> john: i think you're very right. in a very backwards way laura bush may be helping marriage equality by getting so much heat. >> but that's our culture. >> i'm going to argue she wasn't trying to help at all. i think the big thing is she doesn't want to be used as a bullet toward -- against republicans. that's what this is. when they're going for this, they're making an argument about republicans fighting marriage equality. so then boom, all of a sudden laura bush is the bullet being shot at the republican party. >> john: very good point. >> just because you like something, doesn't mean you want to be plastered all over it. i like sex but i don't want to be in a porno. >> she monitors images on the internet. >> john: what d
, michelle obama a fantastic first lady, that's a statement that kind of -- i justled like to know if they're going to go after gaining members and convicted felons that commit gun crimes as hard as they go after people like myself who are honest, law abiding never done anything wrong. stephanie: how are they going after you more? obviously they're going after gang violence as well. how are they going after you harder? caller: by basically saying the people that own guns are the once funneling these guns to gang members. i am for laws that track down these two young men they arrested, one i heard has confessed. they should totally investigate how he got that gun. stephanie: right. caller: and find the people guilty of how he got that gun and bring him before the prosecutors. they give probation to people who steal guns from gun stores without any qualms. just listen to our side. we do not want to be vilified or compared to felons or gang members when it comes to gotten ownership or the use of guns. stephanie: i don't understand your analogy how you're being compared, a allow abiding januar
back to the oscar ceremony last night. big surprise first lady michelle obama was a presenter, presented the best picture award. here is how it looked as jack nicholson tossed it to the first lady. what do you think about -- i don't know, using the white house as sort of a backdrop for the oscars, any problem with that, jim? >> well, i mean i admit that hollywood's infatuation with the obamas can get pretty thick as times, with dustin hoffman praising gun control and so on on the red carpet, however i think the saving grace of that moment last night was the troops in the background there. if the obama administration is willing to highlight our troops in hollywood, good for them. jon: alan, what did you think about it. >> i knew that conservatives, some of them might object to it. hollywood and politics got married a longtime ago. does anybody remember marlon brando when he rejected "the godfather"'s academy award and sent s be hatchen little feather to speak on behalf of native-american rights. we shouldn't be surprised that there are political speeches or a component -- i thi
online at washingtonpost.com. speaking of guns and gun control, first lady michelle obama traveling to chicago, this story from the new york daily news. she traveled to the funeral of a 15-year-old girl who was gunned down one week after she attended and sang at the president's inauguration. inside a new york daily news, this is from james warren -- he makes this point -- you can read this inside the new york daily news. back to your calls, the number- one priority for the president in his state of the union address. marja, new york city, on the republican line. caller: my main thing is the economy and jobs. he is aight now -- truck driver. he cannot find a job. they are laying off people. all these trucks are coming from other countries into our country. that is okay. illegal immigration, it is ok for them to have it on the table, when all the americans are suffering. i do not understand how all these people keep sending money to the country, but they do not have money. another thing is, they all had cell phone. i do not understand -- have cell phones. i do not understand. their ow
called out michelle obama because he said they didn't need her in chicago. >> for going to the funeral for the 15 -- >> bill: >> it gets worse because he recently filed, in illinois's 8th district, that he wanted to drastically reduce his child support payments because he is no longer a congressman. remember, it turned out that he owed a lot of money in child support while he was running. he never really shook that label of dead-beat dad. now that he is out of his cushy congressional job, he is now filing so that he has to pay or that he wants to pay less money. >> bill: god, cry me a river. right. >> yeah. >> bill: adam for the progressive change campaign committee, do you consider barack obama a true progressive? >> i wouldn't consider the first term barack obama a true progressive. i think he dealt a lot with the corporations. >> bill: or if he was, he was in the closet maybe? >> i think we can judge it essentially by one main issue in the second term which is does he cut social security, medicare or medicaid benefits. that was the one part of his sp
sure we maintain the world's strongest military. >> first lady michelle obama is on the move the next couple of days to continue to promote the third anniversary of her let's move program. you may remember that she teamed up with big bird to release a couple of public service announcements last week urging kids to eat better and exercise more. i like the excuse to show big bird dancing again. today she travels to clinton mississippi where child obesity is down 13% from 2005. state officials attribute much of the change to a 2007 law that required more p.e. in schools and better food on cafeteria menus. >>> the first lady championed a federal law mandating healthier school meals and outside of our educational system, she continues to encourage corporations to open stores and help expand access to fresh food in more than 6,000 areas. the usda has designated food deserts. >>> in preparation for a house hearing, government travel expenses by dropped by $2 billion in the past two years. federal travel made news last year when reports surfaced about excessive spending and absurd spending fo
budget director. first lady michelle obama is trying to get schools to come up with more creative ways to motivate schools to exercise. she will be in chicago to announce the latest part of her campaign known as let's move where came -- teachers will encourage exercise into blessing -- lesson plans like memorizing multiplication tables while doing jumping jacks. those are the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> i think eisenhower handled crisis so well. he was a very decisive man. people think of him as a grandfatherly, pleasant man with a winning smile and the rest, but behind that smile were some very i see -- icy blue eyes, and he made decisions that do not have the liability that some decisions have when they are made emotionally. he never made an emotional decision. he was an emotional man but never allowed his emotions to control him when big decisions had to be made. >> richard nixon reflects on his vice presidency with dwight eisenhower part of "oral histories" on c-span3. >> "washington journal" continues. host: we are pleased to have with us adam smith, democrat of washingto
, in addition. michelle in baton rouge you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi michelle. >> caller: good morning. i just want to say -- i'm going to go slow. please if you have to play this over and over. the g.o.p. is not stupid. as obama said with the blue ribbon cutting they benefited off government. his signature is on it because he is the president. let's just say for the sake of argument mitt romney would have won and he had a change of heart. if he had to go behind closed doors and tell john boehner get with the democrats because i realize that everybody should have the proper amount of healthcare. i see poor kids looking into the situation. they deserve to eat. romney had a change of heart they would vote for it. >> stephanie: i agree. i thought that -- we were on the air during the clinton -- i thought -- clinton derangement syndrome. it was not like this. it was not this kind of obstructionism. 45 minutes after the hour. right back. more post-state of the union commentary on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: i got her number off the men's room stall. 1-800-steph-12. th
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